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  1. Library Resource

    Working Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Global

    A joint Transparency International and FAO Working Paper draws attention on corruption in land tenure and administration. Unprecedented pressures on land have been created as new areas are cultivated, taken over by expanding urban centres or are abandoned due to degradation, climate change and conflict. These developments have strained the rules, processes and institutions that determine which land resources are used, by whom, for how long and under what conditions. As evident around the globe, where land governance is deficient, high levels of corruption often flourish.

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2013
    Global

    This publication forms a part of a two volume training package on Tools to Improve Transparency in Land Administration. The training package comprises a Training Toolkit and a Trainers' Guide. The first provides content and the latter training methods. The publication is a product of a series of training workshops implemented across Sub-Sahara Africa, South and South East Asia. Under the leadership of the GLTN/UN-Habitat, the training brought together six universities from the global South and one from Europe.

  3. Library Resource

    Report about land-related corruption affecting women in Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe
    This paper, presented at the 2016 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, explores the intersection between land corruption and women's access and ownership of land. Through analyzing a series of case studies, the paper notes that land access and ownership is increasingly defined by
    variables such as power, patronage and politics.
  4. Library Resource
    June, 2014

    This report, consisting of a study
    prepared by global project finance specialists Hunton and
    Williams LLP and comments from six internationally reputed
    economists and policy makers, provides an analytical
    discussion of resource financed infrastructure (RFI)
    contracting from a project finance perspective. The report
    is meant as a forum for in-depth discussion and as a basis
    for further research into RFI's role, risks, and

  5. Library Resource
    November, 2015
    India

    Growing research and policy interest
    focuses on the misallocation of output and factors of
    production in developing economies. This paper considers the
    possible misallocation of financial loans. Using plant-level
    data on the organized and unorganized sectors, the paper
    describes the temporal, geographic, and industry
    distributions of financial loans. The focus of the analysis
    is the hypothesis that land misallocation might be an

  6. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    India

    Despite strong beliefs that property
    titling and registration will enhance credit access,
    empirical evidence in support of such effects remains scant.
    The gradual roll-out of computerization of land registry
    systems across Andhra Pradesh's 387 sub-registry
    offices allows us to combine quarterly administrative data
    on credit disbursed by all commercial banks for an
    eleven-year period (1997-2007) aggregated to the

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Montenegro

    The Country Partnership Framework (CPF)
    for Montene gro covers the period from July 1, 2015 to June
    30, 2020 (fiscal years 2016-2020). This CPF builds on the
    results and lessons of the previous World Bank Group (WBG)
    Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), which originally covered
    the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014, and was
    subsequently extended to June 30, 2015.The one-year CPS)
    extension was intended to provide greater clarity on the

  8. Library Resource
    August, 2012

    The project initially focused on
    building upon the 1998 Registration Law to develop
    registration procedures, and on getting the Legislative
    Reform Office (LROs) up and running. Cost, affordability,
    and quality of services were important considerations. The
    Project benefited from the country's high education
    levels and relatively low labor costs. Since independence in
    1991, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has sought to

  9. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Global

    This issue includes the following
    headings: Changes in Poverty and Female-Headed Households in
    Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Growth and
    Capital Inflows in Africa; Vulnerability to Climate Change
    in Coastal Bangladesh; Improving Agricultural Data for
    Better Policies; Enhancing Transparency of Large-Scale Land
    Acquisition; Explaining the Gender Gap in Agricultural
    Productivity; Changing Patterns of Growth and Poverty

  10. Library Resource
    October, 2015

    This 2015 index of sustainability
    indicators has been prepared in accordance with the
    internationally recognized standard for sustainability
    reporting Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines and
    complies with the ‘core option.’ The GRI Index provides an
    overview of sustainability considerations within the World
    Bank’s lending and analytical services as well as its
    day-to-day operations and management of staff. The World

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